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Explore the national treasures of Washington, D.C., and historic landmarks of Georgetown when staying at Capella Washington, D.C., Georgetown. Nestled beside the historic C&O Canal in the heart of Georgetown, our intimate luxury hotel is just one block from the remarkable shops on Wisconsin and M Streets and the Washington Harbour. The hotel is easily accessible from The Kennedy Center, Business and Financial Districts, Smithsonian Institute museums, the National Monument, The National Mall and The White House. The intimate Capella Washington, D.C., Georgetown will provide a top-tier retreat for the discerning world traveler, positioning guests between the center of culture, shopping, dining, and the headquarters of international policy and finance.

Capella D.C. Easter Egg Hunt - Begins Saturday, April 5th

To celebrate the spirit of Easter, Capella Washington, D.C., Georgetown has organized a fun Easter City-Wide Egg Hunt with various golden eggs placed around famous landmarks in the D.C. area. Each golden egg will contain delightful prizes courtesy of Capella D.C.

Capella Washington, D.C. will post a photo on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter the three weekends leading up to Easter that will provide the public with a hint of the location of where the golden egg will be each day. These golden eggs will also contain special instructions the hunters must fulfill before claiming the prize - once the instructions are fulfilled, the hunters can call the number provided in the eggs to claim their prize.

There will be a total of 8 golden eggs placed in the D.C. area including the Georgetown district.

The following are the social media channels, egg hunters must follow in order to obtain hints and clues:

  • Capella DC Easter Egg Hunt Schedule:
    - Saturday, April 5th
    - Sunday, April 7th
    - Saturday, April 12th
    - Sunday, April 13th
    - Thursday, April 17th
    - Friday, April 18th
    - Saturday, April 19th
    - Sunday, April 20th

    For more information on the Capella D.C. Easter Egg Hunt, be sure to contact our Easter events squad at 202-617-2429! Keep a look out for the first photo hint on Saturday, April 5th at 9:00am!

    Easter Brunch Sunday, April 20th

    This Easter is the perfect time to gather your family to visit The Grill Room at Capella Washington, D.C. for an all you can eat brunch experience, served to you table-side by our service professionals and Executive Chef, Jakob Esko. Our delicious Easter menu features dishes like Caramelized Onion Quiche, Rye Cured Salmon, and Yogurt & Lemon Marinated Leg of Lamb, Grilled Red Snapper, Honey Mustard Brined Chicken, and a great selection of desserts from our pastry chef. A new Easter tradition is awaiting you!


    $95.00 per person (plus tax & gratuity)
    $30.00 children 12 and under

    For reservations & inquiries call 202-617-2424

    Quintessa Wine Dinner Thursday, May 8th

    The Grill Room at Capella Washington, D.C., Georgetown is THE quintessential establishment in the capital city for our innovative Quintessa wine series headlined by Quintessa General Manager & Master Sommelier, Larry Stone, and specially curated by Executive Chef Jakob Esko. Chef Jakob has created a four course distinctive menu paired with Quintessa, which is considered one of America’s most coveted vineyards. Join us on Thursday, May 8th for this exceptional culinary experience.


    $180 per person (plus tax & gratuity)

    For reservations & inquiries call 202-617-2424

    Mother’s Day Brunch Sunday, May 11th

    Picture your Mother’s Day celebration relaxing in peace, with a delectably prepared brunch provided with the warm, genuine and caring service you know and love at The Grill Room at Capella Washington, D.C. Taittinger Champagne Punch flowing, all you can eat family style brunch, served table side, and to make this day extra special, a surprise jewelry exhibition of bold and brilliant treasured spring collection items to keep her feeling extra dazzled and beautiful. Reserve your table today for exclusive seating at The Grill Room and our C&O Canal outdoor terrace.

    $95.00 per person (plus tax & gratuity)
    $30.00 children 12 and under

    Mount Vernon Biking Tour

    The 18.5-mile trail winds along the Virginia side of the Potomac River, with scenic views of Old Town Alexandria and the alluring Dyke Marsh along the way. Journey on your bike from Capella Washington, D.C. to Mount Vernon, and delight in a packed backpack lunch for you and your guest(s) as you venture to meet your Private Tour Guide at America’s most popular historic estate.

    For reservations & inquiries please contact your Personal Assistant

    Phone: 202-617-2416


    Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

    • One of Washington, D.C.’s most remarkable natural attractions
    • Only national park devoted to the propagation and study of aquatic plants.
    • Join the cycle of discovery and rediscovery of this remarkable land and eco-system this land that began when people started living here over 4,000 years ago

    For reservations & inquiries please contact your Personal Assistant

    Phone: 202-617-2416


    The Arboretum

      Offers several hikes each month following the full moon.

      Your guide will lead you on a five-mile hike through the 444-acre park tucked away in the northeastern corner of D.C.

      During the two-hour guided tour, you will travel past scenic woodlands, often catching a glimpse of the creatures who venture out after dark.

      Backpack and snacks provided by Capella Washington, D.C.

    For reservations & inquiries please contact your Personal Assistant

    Phone: 202-617-2416


    Capella Constellation & Dinner Series

    We have combined forces with the University of Maryland’s Astronomy Graduates to showcase a Constellation Stargazing & Dinner Series. This ongoing event includes a 3-course dining experience in The Grill Room, followed by a rooftop tour of the cosmos using a research grade telescope and astronomical binoculars. All Capella guests and the community are invited to attend this exceptional new series.

    The Capella Constellation & Dinner Series will take place a maximum of two times each month when viewing conditions are optimum – For reservations & inquiries, please contact Elisabeth Thomas by calling 202-617-2429 or e-mail

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    The Washington Ballet

    Capella Washington, D.C. has an exclusive partnership with the Washington Ballet, creating an experience to remember for our guests. You and your family will receive four tickets to The Nutcracker, a backstage tour at The Warner Theater and a chance to have an extremely rare Adult/Child walk-on role in the ballet. Should you prefer to appreciate the art rather than take part in it, Capella Washington, D.C. can offer you the Dance Studio Insider, granting complimentary access to The Washington Ballet Open Rehearsal events. You can also retain a more personal experience during private weekday studio rehearsals by simply requesting it from your Capella Personal Assistant.

    Salon Services

    Capella Washington, D.C. partners with Luigi Parasmo Salon to provide exclusive hair and beauty services for guests in their hotel suites or at his salon nearby in Georgetown.

    With over 30 years of experience and famous for his elegant “up-dos” and speedy blow cuts, Parasmo has styled for such iconic brands as Valentino, Armani, D&G and Versace during Fashion Week in Milan and is a favorite among Washington’s political and social elite, including such “A List” players as Condoleezza Rice and acclaimed actress, Alfre Woodard and others.

    In keeping with Capella’s commitment to exceptional personalized service, there will be a senior stylist and styling seat at the salon reserved at all times for hotel guests. In addition, a senior stylist will be available upon request for “in-suite” services at the hotel. Salon bookings may be made in advance through the hotel’s special services concierge or by contacting the salon directly.

    Resident Stylist

    The hotel’s hair and beauty services with Luigi Parasmo go hand in hand with exclusive shopping and fashion opportunities offered by the Capella D.C.’s Resident Stylist, April Yvonne. April Yvonne is one of the most sought-after fashion gurus in Washington. With exclusive relationships with some of the most upscale fashion labels like Burberry, Christian Dior, Elie Tahari and upscale retailers such as Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue, Yvonne provides hotel guests with personal fashion and shopping advice and services, including private after-hour shopping excursions and bringing fashion selections based on the guest’s individual preferences right to the hotel.

    • “Jetsetter Fashionista Premium Package”: Yvonne and her team will personally curate your very own wardrobe refreshment and select the latest lines and fashionable accessories to meet your needs for the new season. Presentation of the selection will also be conducted at the hotel for your own comfort while enjoying champagne and light bites. This package has been created to ensure that you can maximize your time in D.C. while your styling needs are all taken care of by Yvonne and her team. Minimum of two-hours required to book.
    • “Fashion Statement Package”: Whether it dressing to impress at the gala of the year like the White House Correspondents Association Dinner or a milestone celebration with loved ones, Yvonne and her team are on hand to assist you in creating a spectacular entrance. Includes multiple looks for different themed events and selection of couture labels and the finest accessories. Minimum of three-hours to book and customized couples consultation for further coordination can be arranged with advance notice
    • “Personal Shopper Package”: Shop at the finest retailers in the capital city and meet with the owners of the boutiques for a higher-level of personalized attention. Includes access to Yvonne’s private room at the Saks Fifth Avenue Club in D.C. Minimum of three hours to book.

    • “Dressed to Impress Package”: Personal consultation with Yvonne where she will help you coordinate your existing clothes to create the perfect look for your night in the city. Not only will she work with your existing pieces but Yvonne will also bring along other looks from your favorite designers and stores in D.C. Minimum two hours to book.

    • “Fashionable Birthday Package”: Adults or children can now stylize for their birthday and inject glamour into proceedings. From fun, whimsical fashion options to couture, there’s something for everyone to properly celebrate this important milestone. Minimum of two hours to book.

    Rates for the Resident Stylist begin at $300 per hour and products and accessories are additional. To book contact (202) 617-2415 or email


    Capella Washington, D.C partners with Fuse Pilates as its health and wellness. Fuse Pilates is one of D.C.’s top studios and is redefining how travelers workout on the road, guided by some of the top instructors in the region. With this new partnership, guests at the hotel can choose to workout in their room with fully equipped Pilates gear and a dedicated instructor provided by Fuse. Guests also have the option of arranging work-out sessions on the hotel’s rooftop space which can only be accessed by guests – an inspirational environment for keeping fit while enjoying stunning views of the Potomac River, The Kennedy Center, Washington Monument and more.

    Capella guests can choose from a range of Fuse Pilates work-out options from “Fuse Foundations” for beginners to advanced sessions for the more experienced Pilates enthusiast to personalized workout programs custom-designed for individual fitness goals. The sessions are conducted by Fuse Pilates’ highly trained and experienced instructors under the direction of Mariska Breland and Roxanna Hakimi, well known in D.C. fitness circles.

    Fuse Pilates Rates (at the Fuse Pilates Playground):

    • Mat classes (Fuse Pilates, Focus, Foundations, Toys): $18
    • Chair: $28
    • Fuse Circuit, Jump, Reformer, Prenatal, Meet-the-Machines: $40
    • Private instruction:
    • Master Instructor: $125/hour
    • Senior Instructor: $100/hour
    • Instructor: $85/hour
    • Apprentice instructor: $50-75/hour

    Fuse Pilates for Capella Rates:

    • Off-site Private Class at Capella: $100/hour
    • Poolside Group Class at Capella: $150

    Guided Tours

    At Capella Washington, D.C. you can have your own unique perspective on the city by such opportunities as private guided tours of top cultural institutions around the city, country day trips to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and the region’s vineyards, guided tours of George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate across the Potomac River, and much more. Luis Colmenares, lead Personal Assistant, and his staff are happy to make arrangements for other cultural and sporting events and admittance to Washington’s many other renowned museums and historic landmarks as well.

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